This book is a comprehensive, in-depth, and up-to-date resource on eye pathology that will be of great practical value for ophthalmic and general pathologists and ophthalmologists. Congenital abnormalities, inflammatory conditions, infections, injuries, degenerative diseases, and tumors are all covered with the aid of more than 700 images. In the case of tumors, the wide variety of neoplasms that occur in the eyelid, conjunctiva, retina, uveal tract, lacrimal gland and sac, orbit, and optic nerve are comprehensively reviewed, and the most recent knowledge on the relation between genetics and prognosis is presented. Entries on specific diseases are organized in a standard way, with information on etiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, pathological characteristics, differential diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis. The authors are all recognized experts and members of the European and American ophthalmic pathology societies.?
Table of Contents
The Eye.- Conjunctiva.- Cornea.- Sclera.- Lens.- Glaucoma.- Optic Nerve.- Vitreous.- Retina.- Uvea.- Eyelid.- Orbit.
Steffen Heegaard, MD, PhD, is a Professor and Consultant in Ophthalmology at the Eye Pathology Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and is a former Chairman of the Institute. Dr. Heegaard is an officially appointed examiner in ophthalmology at all Danish universities. He has extensive teaching experience that has included responsibility for training postgraduate doctors in ophthalmic pathology. Dr. Heegaard is an elected member of the European Ophthalmic Pathology Society and a reviewer for various scientific journals. He has published more than 120 articles in international publications.